The VM Christmas Awards ceremony will take place on 9th May at 1.15 pm at the VM Conference & Workshop Theatre.
The shortlist has now been announced:
• Magasin du Nord
• Harvey Nichols
• Selfridges 3
• Selfridges 2
• Pringle of Scotland
• Woolworths South Africa
Beauty and Cosmetics:
• David Jones
Best Use of Digital in a Christmas Display:
• Hackett London
• House of Fraser
DIY, Homewares, and Garden Centres:
• Redfields Home of Garden and Living
• Feather and Black
Hospitality – Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Travel and Leisure:
• St Georges Market Belfast
• Waddeston Manor
IT, Telecomms and Electrical:
• Three Ireland
Most Outstanding Christmas Feature or Prop:
• Selfridges (Entry 3)
• 5-Sm City Pampanga
• Selfridges (Entry 2)
Shopping Centres, Town Centres and Airports:
• Shopping Center Management Corporation (Entry 3)
• QIC Grand Central
• Victoria Garden Shopping Centre
Sports Goods, Toys, Hobbies and Pet Care:
• Gullivers Bookshop
• Size ?
*All shortlisted entries will be displayed at RETAIL DESIGN EXPO 2017 and the winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony during the event on the 9th May.
As Christmas windows, displays and interiors represent the epitome of the VM skill and art, we have launched the VM CHRISTMAS AWARDS recognizing and rewarding the very best examples of Christmas 2016 VM across all sectors.
These awards are totally unique in being 100% devoted to the critical importance of Christmas displays, impartiality of the judging and the extensive publicity the winners and shortlisted entries will receive.
An independent and prestigious judging panel of top retail designers, visual merchandisers and marketing experts met in February 2017 to decide the shortlist and the winners.
The panel includes:
VM Director, The Body Shop International
Head of Visual Identity, Liberty
Head of Visual & Store Design, Space NK
Retail Design and Visual Merchandising Director, Lancome and Clarisonic
Head of Visual Merchandising, Office
VM & Display Director, Browns
Editor, Retail Design World